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Two heads are better than one

Claudia Thorn
trained as a horticulturist | studied History, Politics and Economics in Hamburg and Dublin | research for the Hamburg Department of the Environment into poisonous waste on property in the 19th century | practical training in the Hamburg State Archives | building of a company archive and many years experience as a company archivist in a large architecture office | projects for the Hamburg State Archives | employed in the book trade | academic contributor to a project concerning the history of Hamburg Jewry in the 19th century | publications relating to the history of women and industry in the 19th and 20th centuries | board member of the Verein für Hamburgische Geschichte (Hamburg History Society) - editor “Tiedenkieker. Hamburgische Geschichtsblätter” and moderator AK “Erinnerung” (study group “commemoration”)

Sybille Baumbach
studied History, Literature and Politics in Hamburg | academic staff member of the Institute for the History of German Jewry and of the Research Office for Contemporary History in Hamburg (FZH) | extensive research home and abroad | academic assistance and concepts for exhibitions for the Hamburg State Press Office | academic assistance for the NDR television company’s documentary film about forced labour in the Volkswagen Works | recording of sources of the persecution of German Jewry during the Nazi period for the Israeli Holocaust memorial, Yad Vashem | publications relating to German-Jewish History in the 19th and 20th centuries |
several years board member of the Hamburg Society for Jewish Genealogy